The Cloud

The Cloud – What do we mean by it and why is it important to SMEs?

The Cloud is a term that has come to encompass software services provided over the Internet. However, there is still some confusion about the Cloud, so here is a short review of the relevant IT history and what you need to know. Once upon a time.. Back in the day when computers first made their…

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IT Expert

Do I need an IT expert?

Most specialists will tell you that you badly need their services, but “experts” can sometimes be the quickest path to disaster. Dr John Yardley, Founder and MD of Threads Software, shares his opinion on the need for IT experts.

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When is the market ready for new tech?

Some companies do a lot of market research before developing a product - so that they can (hopefully) develop a product that the market wants. But how do you know when the market is ready for your product?

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Email users

4.1 billion reasons why email isn’t going away

According to a Radicati report, key statistics show 2.5 billion active email users were exchanging a staggering 244 billion emails a day in 2015. The number of email users projected for 2021 is 4.1 billion. So much for the death of email at the hands of social media! What is going on?

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CRM Software

Does a Business Really Need CRM Software?

One of the most important aspects is the relationship between the business and customers. In the past, this may have been problematic. Fortunately, this is no longer the case thanks to customer relationship management software. Ultimately, to find the right type of CRM software, a business needs to ensure that the platform offers everything needed to create customer profiles with ease.

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A review of the Threads® Intelligent Message Hub

In this cornerstone post we look at how Threads developed, what it does and our vision for the future. If you have ever wondered how your business could better analyse all the digital data that is typically locked in inboxes or call recordings then Threads might be the tool for you.

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Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks and the King’s new clothes?

Artificial Intelligence is an important part of Threads. But what exactly is artificial intelligence? Some things that were considered intelligent 20 years ago and now just number crunching. In his article John Yardley discusses this and how a return to some ideas that had gone out of fashion may see some exciting new developments.

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